Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course
Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)
Quote available on request.
Course Length: 3 days
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.
Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?
Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.
If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.
Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training
The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.
- To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
- To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
- To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
- To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
- To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
- To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements
Noise at Work Training Course Overview
The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.
Module 1 Distance Learning Pack
Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.
Module 2 Three Day Seminar
The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.
Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report
This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.
What will you achieve?
Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.
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Andy Buggey , Air Power Products - 28th Nov 2017
"I completed this course around 10-12 years ago. Pleased I attended the noise again, very informative. Presented very well and throughly enjoyed the 3 days. I was not aware that castle does a refresher course."
Stuart Ross, ED&F Man - 20th Sep 2016
"I have enjoyed the course very much as it was well presented which made the content easier to understand. Thank-you Stephen. Also had a great night out with everyone on Tuesday – thank you Simon."
David Chivers, Serco - 29th Nov 2011
George Hall, Bombardier - 11th Mar 2014
"A very informative course which is clearly structured and very well presented by Steve who is very knowledgeable. Comfortable and pleasant surroundings which are conducive to learning. Good quality workbooks /resources. Thanks Steve."
Emma Clark, Humberside Fire & Rescue Service - 16th Jul 2013
"Very well organised course, knowledgable insrtuctor. Good Facilities. "
Krisjanis Kukksa, HARSCO Rail - 28th Nov 2017
"I would like to mention that I enjoyed this training course, it was very interesting and I'm sure it will be very useful for me when dealing with current as well as existing distributors and customers."
Alex Mitsionis, Castle Group - 18th Sep 2017
"A very professionally run course. The course instructor, Stephen Marshall, was very good at delivering the information for all our abilities, no matter how differing they were. The course content was very good with additional hand outs to boost the amount of information. I would definitely recommend this course through Castle. Thank you ."
Linda Kent, Linda Kent - 14th Jan 2014
"Great course, put across in a simple and enjoyable manner, demystifies the requirements of all the noise at work regs."
David Allen, Getrag Ford Transmissions - 16th Sep 2014
"It was well paced informative and fun."
Alan Fleming, Augean PLC - 17th Sep 2015
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